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Had my loop running for a month.. Started looking cloudy after a week.. This is what it look like comparing new tubing..
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You should also include what brand tubing you used, and what else you had in your loop.. eg; distilled, silver coil, dyes..
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I do not...
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...concur. **snip
In any case I do like the look of dyes but... cheers.gif
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Didn't you use that white Dragon Ice stuff that made your tubings turn yellowish? My experience was different, I used mayhem's dyes and a lot of it too, probably around 10 drops to a liter.. it did not dye my tubings or reservoir..

Dyes look pimp, but they are a pain to flush out if you wan't to go back to pure distilled and coil.. biggrin.gif

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That's one US and three Taiwanese companies. Like I wrote "....if you buy good quality "Made in China" products they will usually come from a factory that have foreigners involved at one or more levels (owner, managment, quality control)."

It's kind of hard to reference a company based on their QA control, among other things, some companies consider it their trade secret. I have seen companies that has tried hiring foreign management and QA managers, only a matter of time before greed sets in then they start biting off a piece of that "cake"... There are other factors too mainly having to deal with politics, it's not like you can just walk into China and get a business licence and open shop, there are other things you need to do which is sort of a "grey" area for most other well established countries...
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If you like to learn more I suggest you read Poorly Made in China: An Insider's Account of the Tactics Behind China's Production Game. The book is informativ and fun to read. You can read the first chapter for free and learn how the chinese set up a virtual factory.

I have that book on my shelf, interesting read but not 100% accurate as much of it is debatable, too much personal opinion if you ask me..
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post #622 of 3087
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Apparently the Radiator I got had dye put through it or something. Had to pull the outlet tube from my CPU block and the tube has a kind of aquamarine color to it. But my Res is crystal clear. So it's either dye or plasticizer. mellowsmiley.gif
I woulda got a pic of the tube but I don't have any real length left where I could replace it. frown.gif
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As in Statue Of Liberty aquamarine?
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I have never used dyes. This is my first custom loop and other than maybe the Radiator it has not seen a drop of dye in the loop. thumb.gif

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Fixed my posting thanks!
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Whats the ratio of vinegar and distilled to flush out my loop?

Should I run my loop with hot distilled first, then flush each rad with the vinegar/distilled mix? Or, should I run the distilled vinegar mix through my loop?

I'm running Mayhems dye.

I'm ready to to install my new Primochill pearl/metallic blue tube. Going wiith straight distilled for now and I'm thinking of picking up a FrozenQ helix res to jazz up the reservoir.
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Whats the ratio of vinegar and distilled to flush out my loop?
Should I run my loop with hot distilled first, then flush each rad with the vinegar/distilled mix? Or, should I run the distilled vinegar mix through my loop?
I'm running Mayhems dye.
I'm ready to to install my new Primochill pearl/metallic blue tube. Going wiith straight distilled for now and I'm thinking of picking up a FrozenQ helix res to jazz up the reservoir.

From where did you purchase the Primochill pearl/metallic blue tubing? I Googled it without much success.
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From where did you purchase the Primochill pearl/metallic blue tubing? I Googled it without much success.

This is how I describe the no-name tube I got from Primochill. I guess it maybe an up coming product and they offered to have me try as a courtesy. It came with the replacement clear tube I had requested a long time ago. I got it on Monday with an extra roll of uv blue. It looks good but I'm still torn between that and the uv blue stuff. It could be a new blue tube and they may need some more feedback from customers. I haven't been told this is nda stuff but I'm always cautious. I'll contact the rep and ask if nda is in effect on this.
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From where did you purchase the Primochill pearl/metallic blue tubing? I Googled it without much success.

This is how I describe the no-name tube I got from Primochill. I guess it maybe an up coming product and they offered to have me try as a courtesy. It came with the replacement clear tube I had requested a long time ago. I got it on Monday with an extra roll of uv blue. It looks good but I'm still torn between that and the uv blue stuff. It could be a new blue tube and they may need some more feedback from customers. I haven't been told this is nda stuff but I'm always cautious. I'll contact the rep and ask if nda is in effect on this.

Okay, but did you or did you not like the tubing? wink.gif

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Okay, but did you or did you not like the tubing? wink.gif
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It looks really good and different than the other offerings from primochill. Its a little lighter blue and matches quite well to the "electric blue" paracord. The uv blue goes a bit better with the R4s. As I've said, this maybe be a new product line.
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